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Everybody loves the phrase "financial independence." But...independent from what? Joel discusses what financial independence really is, and how to achieve it.
Andy Condon, Director of the Office of Research with the CT Labor Department, talks job growth. Preliminary Connecticut nonfarm job estimates from the business payroll survey administered by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show the state gained 1,100 net jobs.
Eric Gjede, vice president of government affairs, CBIA, discusses 2019 Policy Priorities to help foster growth. To help lawmakers overcome budget deficit problems and better sustain this growth, CBIA has released its 2019 Policy Priorities, a series of recommendations designed to help Connecticut chart a new course.…
In the Spirit of Dr. King and in the midst of the government shutdown, this Friday at Noon at Bradley International Airport Exchange, and next Tuesday at the Air Traffic Controllers building, Curtis D. Robinson and his wife Sheila of the Curtis and Sheila Robinson Foundation and the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity at Saint Francis w ...…
Coach Jimmy Nielsen talks Hartford Athletics' community outreach. Over the course of Hartford Athletics' inaugural season, more than 2,000 tickets will be donated through the generosity of the Gitlin Family. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford has been named the first partner of the program, and Hartford Athletic is inviting organizations to s ...…
CT Secretary of State Denise Merrill discusses early voter registration in Connecticut.
Amy Parmenter, Manager with Public and Government Affairs, AAA Allied Group, discusses snow safety and preparedness. With Snow on the way, AAA is preparing for thousands of emergency calls. With multiple fatal crashes making headlines during the first two weeks of the year, AAA is reminding motorists that, according to previous research by the ...…
Steve Wolfberg, Principal, Chief Creative & Growth Officer for Cronin, discusses the Gillette Ad making waves on social media. Why is it causing so much discussion? Is that a good thing? Is any publicity good publicity?
Coach Jim Calhoun PREVIEWS USJ'S upcoming game tomorrow against Lasers of Lasell. Listen live at 6:45pm on WTIC and on RADIO.COM. Coach Calhoun's check-in is brought to you by the law firms of Riscassi and Davis.
David Lightman, National political correspondent and veteran congressional reporter for McClatchy Newspapers, talks the Barr hearing and the government shutdown.
Congressman Joe Courtney, ranking member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces in the previous 115th Congress, explains why yesterday's announcement from Electric Boat is good news for eastern Connecticut and for the state. "This year’s projection of nearly 900 new hires represents a continued strong, upward ...…
Chris Powell, columnist with the Journal Inquirer looks at financial aid for municipal school systems. High on the agenda for the new session of the General Assembly is rewriting the formula for state financial aid to municipal school systems. It will be a big waste of time.
Andy Fleischmann, President & CEO at Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, talks National Mentoring Month. Fleischmann talks National Mentoring Month (now in progress), Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Nutmeg’s newest program, Mentor 2.0 – and Mentor 2.0’s current need for male mentoring volunteers.
Rudy Marconi, First Selectman of the Town of Ridgefield and incoming President of the Connecticut Council of Small Towns, joins us for Mayor Monday.
Jill Schlesinger, CFP® CBS News Business Analyst discusses the government shutdown's impact on the economy. Welcome to the longest government shut down on record. Jill On Money is brought to you by Asset Strategies in Avon.
Ken Gosselin, Business Writer with the Hartford Courant, says the new MGM Springfield could be headed toward job cuts. And across Connecticut, the government shutdown is disrupting services and damaging family finances.
Patrice McCarthy, from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, addresses what Governor Lamont talked about in his speech regarding shared services for public education. Patrice was on the special transition committee regarding shared services and the reality is that this has already happening Connecticut.…
The Connecticut Department of Labor's Nancy Steffens and Gregg Kallajian discuss unemployment benefits and outreach efforts.
Hosts Elliot Joseph and Rebecca Stewart discuss how old prescription drugs cause all sorts of problems. From abuse and addiction to contaminating our water supply and what does it mean to be "RxESPONSIBLE"?
The new year is always a good time to assess your bad habits and evaluate ways that you can improve yourself. What about your financial bad habits? Do you have behaviors related to your money that you need to change?
Discussion about problems with "the cloud" and online coursework difficulties continues. A caller wonders if it is better to not let his tablet battery go lower than 60% in order to preserve tablet battery life. A PC user is having difficulty making copies of family movies on DVD when he tries to play the movie in a DVD player. We discuss poten ...…
On this episode, we did one of our infrequent dives into criminal law. Had a couple of great guests: the defense lawyer was Atty. Patrick Tomasiewicz of the Hartford firm of Fazzano and Tomasiewicz. Representing the prosecution was Atty. Michael Gailor, who is currently the State’s Attorney for the Middlesex Judicial District (essentially, Midd ...…
You might imagine there would be little to talk about garden-wise in the middle of January. NOTHING could be further from the truth! So what is your new year's garden resolution? What can you do now to make it easier on you in spring? Got seed catalogs? Sure you do. Now what steps should you take to get the best seed selection for next year's g ...…
Listen in as we lay down the rules everyone should follow. Lastly, Lisa's "Fire Cider". Easy to make and potent for all that ails you. We'll see you in the garden!
It was a cold day and Laurie encouraged people to be aware of how cold affects dogs. She suggested using a coat, not just as a fashion statement, but to keep dogs comfortable. A caller agreed that it helped his dog but wanted advice about keeping his dog's feet comfortable as well. If your dog won't wear boots a wax based product like "Musher's ...…
Erik and Bob take your computer questions. Erik recounts a "cloud horror story" where a student's online course participation record is missing from the on-line course management system. A Windows 7 user has a "low disk space" warning caused by improperly configured backup software. We discuss how much hard drive space you should have when purc ...…
Dr. Eric Kusher with Compass Fat Loss joined us live in studio to discuss the program.
Lon Seidman of Lon.tv attended CES in Las vegas. What stood out and what, not so much, at this year's show?
Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin/Southington) discusses the start of the new session, and working with Gov. Ned Lamont.
Steve Nelson, Washington Examiner White House reporter, discusses the shutdown and the possibility of Trump declaring a national emergency to get his wall built.
Mark Pazniokas, CTMirror.org Capitol Bureau Chief, looks at the start of Governor Ned Lamont's term.
Dr. Andrew Salner, Medical Director, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital, discusses new findings on cancer mortality. Deaths from cancer dropped 27% over a quarter century, resulting in an estimated 2.6 million fewer cancer deaths during that period, according to a new report from researchers at the American Cancer Society.…
Paul Teta,Vice President, Government & Public Affairs Kolmar Americas, Inc. American GreenFuels, LLC, discusses the benefits of biodiesel.
Coach Jim Calhoun checks in after back-to-back losses for the University of Saint Joseph Blue Jays over the past few weeks. He runs down what he wants the program to improve upon approaching the end of the season, and what questions he and the team need to answer. Plus, a look ahead at the remainder of the season, both home and away. Brought to ...…
Bill Curry, two-time Democratic nominee for Governor of Connecticut and a White House advisor in the administration of Bill Clinton, shares his thoughts on President Trump's prime-time address last night. Curry also explains why he doesn't believe Trump's claims about the border being a "national crisis," and why he thinks incoming Governor Ned ...…
Chris Powell, columnist for the Journal Inquirer, says don't expect relevance from the Dems in legislature. Clues from the incoming General Assembly suggest another two years of tragi-comedy there, just when Connecticut most desperately needs something better.
James Bergenn, partner Shipman & Goodwin, looks at the Michael Skakel case. The High Court won’t take case of Kennedy cousin Skakel... why? And what happens next?
Kaman CEO Neal Keating explains how Connecticut's steadily aging population threatens to tarnish in the years ahead the quality of one of the state's current "crown jewels" -- its educated and specialized workforce.
Capitol Bureau Chief for The Courant Chris Keating talks Ned Lamont, who says he is 'not going to throw away my shot.’ Lamont is looking ahead to a new era in state government, as it is a new day after the Dannel Malloy era.
Dennis Cole, President-elect of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and a partner with Beers, Hamerman, Cohen & Burger, PC in New Haven, explains why Connecticut CPAs are warning of a LLC scam. What other things should small business owners be aware of heading into the new year?
John Able, CONN-OSHA Occupational Safety Training Specialist and roundtable project coordinator, previews the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA) offering a Breakfast Roundtable discussion group on marijuana and opioid use in the workplace. The event takes place from 8:15 to 9:45am January 15 ...…
Betsy Gara, Executive Director of the Connecticut Council of Small Towns (COST), serves as the chief advocate for small towns. She discusses COST's 2019 legislative priorities and the upcoming event, COST's 2019 Connecticut Town Meeting. Get all the details.
Joe LaCava, veteran PGA Tour caddy, currently caddying for Tiger Woods, is appearing at a benefit for the First Tee of Connecticut called "Hazardous Lies with LaCava and Wingo" on Thursday night at the First Tee in Cromwell. Learn more about the event.
Bill Ferrigno of Sunlight Construction.
Honor Wellness Center Executive Director Phyllis DiGioia and Suffield Police Captain Chris McKee discuss mental health treatment for first-responders and military veterans.
Dr Alessi chats with Dr Lindsay DiStefano about best heath guidelines for youth sports.
Erik and Bob take your questions. Tesla reduces electric car prices in the United States as tax credit begins to phase out. China's censors reportedly learn "real" history to stop it from spreading online. Weather Channel app accused of deceptively amassing user location data. Apple profits slump as users opt for reduced cost battery replacemen ...…
An iPhone 6 user is reluctant to update his phone operating system and is not able to back up his phone has concerns the update to his phone will not work well. A listener has questions about using an uninterruptible power supply in order to help protect his computer from electrical issues. A caller has concerns about alerts in apps on his brow ...…
Governor-elect Ned Lamont talks about his transition team meetings, where he would like to see the state economy and spending go for the future, his decision on tolls in state, and more.
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